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Cardiologists join Memorial Physician Clinics on the Gulf Coast

Cardiologists Paul Mullen, MD; Antoine Rizk, MD; and Wakkas Tayara, MD, and Nurse Practitioners Elizabeth Crosby and Lezlie Mathews have joined the Memorial Physician Clinics system on the Gulf Coast. They are providing cardiology services for Memorial Physician Clinics at two locations: 1391 Broad Ave. in Gulfport and their new location in Cedar Lake-Biloxi at […] [...]

Harrell to lead division

Jonathan Harrell has been selected chief of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Natural Resources and Environmental Compliance Section of Operations Division. Harrell will be responsible for the oversight of the natural resource and environmental compliance programs throughout the Vicksburg District.  This includes providing technical support to the eight field offices, oversight […] [...]

William Carey University student wins award

Alexis Cates, a fourth-year student in the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine from Mandeville, La., was recently awarded the Nichols LEAD Scholar Award by the American Osteopathic Foundation. The Nichols LEAD Scholar Award, given to an osteopathic medical student whose leadership, excellence, achievement and dedication are proven in the classroom and community, includes […] [...]

Swartzfager named to panel

Selena Swartzfager, president of the Mississippi Council on Economic Education, was recently elected treasurer and council representative on the executive committee of the National Association of Economic Educators.  The mission of NAEE is to be the premier professional organization advancing the growth, service and recognition of economic educators as they expand economic and financial literacy. […] [...]

Weed science prof named chair

An award-winning Mississippi State weed science professor is receiving another high honor, this time in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dan Reynolds has been selected to hold the Edgar E. and Winifred B. Hartwig Endowed Chair in Soybean Agronomy. In 2012, Reynolds was named scientist of the year by the Southern Weed […] [...]

Mississippi exports hit $11.4 billion in 2014

by Published: March 6,2015

Tags: Business, Mississippi, NEWS

From staff reports Merchandise exports from Mississippi hit $11.4 billion in 2014, the U.S. Commerce Department said in release last week. That was down from $12.4 billion in 2013, but the state’s 2014 total for goods and services helped the nation achieve a record of $2.35 trillion. Goods exports from Mississippi supported an estimated 51,000 […] [...]

Sheila Dossett lands UM alumni post

Sheila Dossett has been appointed interim executive director of alumni affairs at the University of Mississippi, effective March 2. Tim Walsh, who has been executive director since 2008, retires March 1. Dossett is senior associate director of alumni affairs and director of alumni activities for the schools of Applied Sciences and Education. A member of […] [...]

Ole Miss adds 10 to Hall of Fame

Ten University of Mississippi seniors have earned membership in the school’s 2014-15 Hall of Fame, one of the university’s highest honors. The Hall of Fame inductees were honored Jan. 30  at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Recipients are chosen by a committee, with selections based on a student’s academic achievement, community […] [...]

Anderson, Banks honored at Magnolia Bar Foundation’s Mid-Winter Gala

At its Mid-Winter Gala, the Magnolia Bar Foundation honored Phelps Dunbar partners Judges Reuben V. Anderson and Fred L. Banks, Jr. with the “Legacy of Leadership Award.” This award is presented to a member of the Magnolia Bar Association who is over the age of 50 years and has made invaluable contributions not only to […] [...]

Tiffany Talton named director

by Published: February 23,2015

Tags: Keesler Federal Credit Union, Tiffany Talton

Tiffany Talton has been named director of Project Management for Keesler Federal Credit Union. She began with Keesler Federal Credit Union as a financial service representative in 2002.  She transferred into the Human Resources Department as a staff development specialist.  And in 2013 she accepted the position as project specialist before being promoted to director […] [...]

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